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  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Grant From Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. Helps To Repair Glass Dome

    The Church of the Nativity, located in Bethlehem, received a grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. to assist in funding the cost of repairing the leaking glass dome above the church alter in order to prevent further water damage. Up until...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Members Join Hartford Foundation Giving Circle Steering Committees

    The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is pleased to welcome new members of the steering committees of the Catalyst Endowment Fund and Latino Endowment Fund. Clare Meade of Wethersfield has been named a member of the steering committee of the Catalyst...
  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
  • New United Way funding formula shifts money to select city schools

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is launching a new investment plan that narrows its focus to 22 hand-picked, mostly urban elementary schools, creating some winners and some losers among recipients. Though some nonprofits that stand to lose...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dollars And Sense Day Saturday, March 29! You're Invited To Bring The Whole Family

    This Saturday, March 29 is Dollars and Sense Day at Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM) located at 866 Main Street in Willimantic. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. hosted by United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut and The...
  • Young performers are hitting the high notes

    What do you get when six talented girls from Wellington and Royal Palm Beach assemble to use their singing voices to raise funds for local charities? A group called C.A.S.T. (Children's Acting Singing Troupe), which is composed of friend Carriane...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Performs Awarded $40,000: The Travelers Foundation To Support Arts Program

    Hartford Performs announced that it has received a $40,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation to support its Summer Arts Literacy Program. The grant was awarded by the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of The Travelers Companies, Inc. Hartford...
  • Column: Taxable swag: If you got free goodies, the IRS wants to know

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - You might be able to score a free lunch these days, but get anything beyond that and the Internal Revenue Service may come after you for taxes. Lucky enough to score an $80,000 goodie bag at the Oscars? You'll owe something in the...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Texans to pick Mr. Irrelevant

    The Houston Texans are slated to pick Mr. Irrelevant on the NFL Draft's final day, May 10, it was announced when compensatory picks were released Monday. This year will be the 39th Mr. Irrelevant or if you're from the old school, Mr. Irrelevant XXXIX....